FORGERY

  • Delhi High Court grants bail to former DU vice chancellor Deepak Pental in forgery case 3 days ago

    Delhi: The High Court on Tuesday granted bail to former Delhi University vice chancellor Deepak Pental. The former VC is accused of cheating, plagiarism and forgery. Pental was in court's custody and court granted him bail instead of sending him to judicial custody. Warrants have been issued against his post-doctoral...
  • Delhi: Court orders former DU VC's arrest, issues warrent against post-doctoral student 3 days ago

    Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday directed former Delhi University vice chancellor Deepak Pental arrest on charges of cheating, plagiarism and forgery. The former VC is in court's custody and court will order whether to send him to judicial custody or grant bail. Warrants have been issued against his...
  • The new British 1 pound coin is impossible to replicate March 22, 2014

    London: For all those determined forgers out there, here come tiny 'fingerprints' that would make currency notes, coins or credit cards impossible to replicate in near future. A new security technology used in bank notes is being embedded into coins that is expected to help eradicate forgeries of all 1 pound...
  • Congress MLA's sons booked for withdrawing government funds illegally February 14, 2014

    Three persons, including two sons of a Congress MLA, have been booked for allegedly withdrawing government funds through fake invoices in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, the police said on Friday. The case was registered on Wednesday against Rohit Agrawal and Rishu Agrawal sons of Korba MLA Jaisingh Agrawal and...
  • Rajasthan Assembly Speaker, son booked on forgery charges October 12, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Assembly Speaker and his son have been booked on the charges of forgery and usurping a property.Speaker Deependra Singh Shekhawat and his son Kunal Singh have been accused of furnishing forged documents to avoid paying rent for a property, which was rented out to Kunal, police said. The court...
  • MBBS seat scam: Congress MP seeks leniency, to be sentenced shortly October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress MP Rasheed Masood is at the Tees Hazari Court in New Delhi where arguments are on over his sentencing in connection with an MBBS seat scam case. The order is expected at 2:30 pm on Tuesday. The Rajya Sabha MP was convicted of cheating, forgery and corruption in...
  • Congress MP to be sentenced in MBBS seat case, faces disqualification October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: After RJD chief Lalu Prasad's conviction in the fodder scam, it's now the turn of Congress MP Rashid Masood. A special CBI court is likely to pass an order on the quantum of punishment for the Rajya Sabha MP who was found guilty of cheating, forgery and corruption...
  • Jagdish Tytler accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter to PM gets bail September 30, 2013

    Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter sent to PM, has been granted bail by Delhi court. Earlier on Monday, CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the bail plea of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of...
  • Ramdev's aide Balkrishna appears in CBI court in forgery case September 24, 2013

    Dehradun: Yoga guru Ramdev's aide Balkrishna on Tuesday appeared before a CBI court in Dehradunin connection with a fake document case, but proceedings could not be held due to the death of a lawyer. Special CBI Judicial Magistrate Pritu Sharma fixed October 15 as the next date of hearing. Proceedings were...
  • Punjab Congress MLA booked on cheating, forgery charges; says politically motivated September 18, 2013

    Police have registered a case of cheating and forgery against Punjab Congress MLA Jeet Mohinder Singh Sidhu, who represents Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda district, and six others. The case was lodged on the directions of a local court after a complaint by Delhi resident Raman Uppal that he had been duped...
  • Jagdish Tytler, arms dealer Abhishek Verma chargesheeted in forgery case August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and jailed arms dealer Abhishek Verma were on Saturday chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly forging letterhead of then Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken in 2009. Although the agency had not named Tytler as accused in its FIR, it included his name in the...
  • MPs' letters to Barack Obama on Narendra Modi visa 'original and authentic': Expert July 28, 2013

    Washington: The controversy over Indian MPs' letters to President Barack Obama for denying visa to Narendra Modi has taken a new turn with a Californiabased Forensic Document Examiner certifying that the signatures of the lawmakers are "original and authentic" and not a cut and paste job as claimed. "Using accepted principles...
  • Rajnath hasn't pleaded with the US for a visa for Modi: BJP July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Friday said that the party President Rajnath Singh had not pleaded with the US for a visa for Narendra Modi and neither has the Gujarat Chief Minister applied for one. Asked by reporters about his opinion to Singh pleading Modi's case with...
  • Three arrested for forging signatures of senior officials July 3, 2013

    Vijayawada: GRP on Tuesday arrested three persons, including a railway clerk, for allegedly forging signatures of two senior railway officials to facilitate loan to a businessman. Sampath Kumar, realtor Bommanaboina Nagaraju, who hails from Guntur, and advocate Keshava Kumar were arrested, a senior GRP officer said. Two other railway staffers...
  • US: Man pleads guilty in $ 13 mn Facebook share case June 26, 2013

    New York: An investment adviser has pleaded guilty in a $ 13 million securities fraud scheme that prosecutors say capitalized on enthusiasm for Facebook shares. Craig L Berkman entered the plea on Tuesday to securities fraud and wire fraud in federal court in Manhattan. The 71yearold Berkman was a onetime Oregon...
  • Singapore: Indianorigin student jailed for forgery May 4, 2013

    Singapore: A 22yearold Indianorigin student has been sentenced to 22 months in jail by a Singapore court for a series of cheating and forgery cases. Suraj Kumar Sarabjeet admitted to 10 counts of cheating and forgery in a district court in this citystate on Friday, the Straits Times reported. A polytechnic...
  • Indianorigin woman convicted of lying, forgery in NY February 16, 2013

    New York: An Indianorigin woman, accused of lying extensively about her age and educational qualifications to get employment as a lawyer in New York and England, has been convicted here of forgery and conspiracy and faces upto seven years in prison. London resident Soma Sengupta, 52, was found guilty following...
  • Man accused of trying to cheat Facebook October 27, 2012

    New York: A businessman who claimed in a lawsuit that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg had promised him half ownership in the thenfledgling company when he was still at Harvard was arrested Friday on fraud charges. Paul Ceglia, 39, was arrested at his Wellsville, New York, home on charges of mail and...
  • HC to hear Khurshid's case against TV Today October 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's wife Louise Khurshid's defamation suit against TV Today group will come up for hearing in Delhi High Court on Friday. Louise had accused the television network of maligning her family and sought damages worth Rs 1 crore. The TV Today group aired a...
  • Khurshid's wife files defamation case against TV channel October 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Law Minister Salman Khurshid's wife Louise Khurshid on Friday filed a civil defamation case in the Delhi High Court against a television group for broadcasting a programme alleging that their NGO siphoned off lakhs of rupees meant for physically challenged people. Seeking damages of Rs 100 crore, the lawsuit...
  • Fresh FIR against arms dealer Abhishek Verma September 20, 2012

    New Delhi: A fresh FIR in a case of forgery and cheating was lodged against businessman Abhishek Verma. He allegedly forged a CBI SP's letter saying an investigation against him is closed due to lack of evidence. He gave the forged letter to his bank to activate his frozen account. Verma...
  • Kalmadi aide arrested for 'forgery' to get CWG job September 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested Nachiketa Kapur, a key aide of Suresh Kalmadi, the prime accused in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam. Reports say that Kapur allegedly used fake Delhi University certificates to get the post of Director in the CWG Organising Committee. Kapur reportedly worked with the CWG...
  • TN: Fishermen register case against Karthi September 4, 2012

    Chennai: A fresh complaint of land grabbing was filed against Union Home Minister P Chidambarams son, Karthi Chidambaram, and his wife Nalini, on charges such as forgery, land grabbing, violation of CRZ regulations and illegal reclamation of land, at Karikattukuppam village, off the East Coast Road (ECR). The complainant, president of...
  • CBI to question Abhishek Verma, wife till Aug 21 August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Naval war room leak case accused and businessman Abhishek Verma and his Romanian wife were sent to CBI custody till August 21 in a forgery case by a special court in New Delhi on Thursday. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Sanjeev Jain sent Verma and his wife...
  • Arms dealer Abhishek Verma, wife get bail August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has granted bail to arms dealer Abhishek Verma and his wife. The court has granted bail as the CBI hasn't yet filed a chargesheet against them. The court has asked the accused to file a bail bond of Rs 10 lakh each and two sureties of...
  • CBI files forgery case against Abhishek Verma August 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI has filed a forgery case against arms dealer Abhishek Verma and others. Verma is accused of forging Sports Minister Ajay Maken's letterhead in order to get a visa for a Chinese telecom firm. At that time Maken was Home Affairs minister. Verma and his wife have been...
  • 'Pak global leader in visa, passport forgery' July 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Dubbing Pakistan as a "global leader" in visa and passport forgery, Britain's envoy here has said that visa fraud is a deeprooted industry in this country. About 4,000 people were caught last year while trying to acquire British passports using fake documents, the UK's High Commissioner to Pakistan, Adam Thomson,...
  • ExArmy officer jailed for 3 years for cheating July 22, 2012

    New Delhi: A sacked Army personnel has been sentenced to three years in jail by a Delhi court for trying to take seven persons to Germany in guise of members of an official band participating in the 2007 Berlin Music Festival. Special CBI Judge Manoj Jain awarded jail term to...
  • Signature forgery: BJP wants EC probe against Pranab July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The BJP on Monday filed a petition before the Election Commission asking it to probe the alleged signature forgery case involving Presidential hopeful Pranab Mukherjee. The BJP said that Pranab's signature on the resignation letter to the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) needed to be investigated. Showing Pranab's signature on a...
  • Tamil Nadu: Fraud lands PMK man in jail June 29, 2012

    Chennai: The Central Crime Branch sleuths have arrested the State vice president of Pattali Makkal Katchi for allegedly selling land at Korattur worth Rs 50 lakh with forged documents. Police arrested KN Sekar (43) of Kallikuppam, Ambattur, the State vice president of PMK, in a real estate office at Thirumangalam...